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Hay House Writers Seminar in Sydney



Over the past weekend I had the amazing opportunity of attending the Hay House Writers Seminar in Sydney as I had been fortunate due to the help and support of many voting for me and had WON a free ticket to the event.
Talk about Awesome, I learnt so much and had many questions and thoughts answered in relation to my self-published soon to be BEST SELLING ‘4 Week Program!’ plus my marketing jeanette maynes hao house writers seminarplan, my platforms, my websites and the way I am implementing my goals and book / program within the community.
The energy and vibration in the room was electric and I met so many wonderful friendly like minded people. I hung out with a lovely lady and made a new friend also a ticket winner being Melissa Gibson a psychic, we got along fabulously – the Butterfly Whisperer.
Now to finalise my Synopsis to present to Hay House!
Someone (or maybe more than one person) who attended the seminar will WIN a publishing package with them; I could be the next best selling author accelerating my passion to “Get Australia Motivated!”. I hope so as I can feel it within my whole being!!

I had the pleasure of meeting and having a photo with the authors in order (the 1st four even before the seminar started!) as per my Law of Attraction photo print out (pretty powerful – reminds me of my Law of Attraction Donald Trump picture here) and the rest throughout the two days. I was also on the print out as a featured author as I will be speaking at the seminar in the future (L.O.A. at work). I even had a photo taken on stage with my book to assist my Law of Attraction processes! All the authors had such inspiring stories and were great at public speaking.
The images in the gallery include:

–       REID TRACY President and CEO of Hay House Publishing the largest publisher of self empowerment books, cds, dvds and empowering live events in the world.
–       LEON NACSON Managing Director of Hay House Australia, and the author of nine books. His current International Best Seller ‘A Stream of Dreams’ has been translated into four languages.



–       PAM GROUT author of ‘E Squared’ #1 New York Times best-selling author – (who signed my book I bought from home and told her about my bean experiment lol I learnt to look at things from a different perspective – story here.)
–       BRONNIE WARE –author of “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying”
–        MEGAN DALLA-CAMINA author of “Getting Real About Having It All”
–       MARTINA SHEEHAN & SUSAN PEARSE authors of “Wired for Life”
-       JESS AINSCOUGH author of “Make Peace With Your Plate”
–       JULIEANNE CAIRNS author of ‘The Seven Money Myths’ being released by Hay House in September 2015

Some of the Awesome quotes from the weekend:
–       “A blog is an important place to start. Show up every day and write a blog post with no agenda other than to be of service.” – Jess Ainscough
-       “Write every day, even if no-one is going to read it. Practice your voice.” – Jess Ainscough
-       “Whenever we’re rejected, it’s always because the universe is holding something better for us.” – Jess Ainscough
-       “There’s an entire world of natural healing out there. We can love food that loves us back.” – Jess Ainscough author of Make Peace With Your Plate
–       “Teach what you need to learn.” – Reid Tracy
-       “If it’s worth writing, it’s worth writing. Write because there is a market, because you have a muse. Write for yourself and write regardless. Just show up.” – Megan Dalla-Camina
-       “The more narrow your niche is, the less followers you need to be successful.” – Reid Tracy
-       “The point of a platform is for you to connect with people who care about what you have to say. This takes time, there are no shortcuts.” – Reid Tracy
-       “Focus in on one core audience that you’re trying to build. Know who you’re trying to reach. Ask people why they’re being referred to you to try to figure out who this is. Build an avatar for your audience based on gender, age, interests.” – Reid Tracy
-       “Books are intimate things. They’re one of the only things apart from your husband/wife/partner that you take to bed with you.” – Reid Tracy   (or if you are me it’s your Laptop to listen to Reid and Louise Hay lol)
–       “Ask yourself, what makes my book so different? So interesting? Don’t write to be a best seller. Write for and from your heart, not your wallet. Write something you want to be remembered by.” – Leon Nacson
-       “The hard part about writing a book is getting people to read it.” – Reid Tracy

After the seminar I ran 11.5km around Sydney for some exercise and even managed to get my weekly stair runs in at the ‘Oprah’ House,  proudly promoting the Fraser Coast Health & Fitness Community Action Group.



I received quite a few looks and comments, it appears fluro yellow socks and runners are not very common in Sydney!
“Need A Hand?”
We need to have at least 1,000 people doing my ‘4 Week Program’ to create a flow on effect to change 20,000 people to achieve the goal of dropping the obesity / overweight statistic from 70% to 50% on the Fraser Coast! (this could be executed in as short a time frame as 12 months!) Just imagine how happy, energetic, motivated and productive everyone would be! Too Exciting! (Then I / We can start on the rest of the 63% of Australia!)

4 Week Program facebook page here!
The Motivator here!
Design House here!

[some info & images via the legendary Hay House Auditions & Hay House Australia & Something Social! Thank you for one of the best seminars ever, so well organised and a fantastic venue being SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney!]

Fraser Coast Health & Fitness Community Action Group

Fraser Coast Health & Fitness Community Action Group     Make sure you “LIKE” our page!



10487281_680988041991592_2288476146231887826_nJeanette Maynes and Carol McNaughton have joined forces together to put into action our passion for creating lifestyle change. We want to let people know there are those of us in the community that are vested in and extremely passionate about showing and teaching others a new way of life that is healthy, exciting, fun and will make you happy! We want to share with you our enthusiasm, motivation, encouragement, support, our life experience on this journey, our extensive knowledge and most of all to show you the Power of the Mind!

photo 1Thursday the 14th August saw the launch of Fraser Coast Health and Fitness Community Action Group. After months of us talking about ideas to convey our message to the Fraser Coast broader community and also realising that those in the health and fitness industry already proactive are still only just talking about what should or shouldn’t be done. We couldn’t see where a proactive interaction with the community was happening. So we are making this interaction come to life and now a real reality. With keeping to our way of
10603541_679985385425191_7122032113163858206_nthinking, we will focus purely on the positive thoughts, actions and processes. Nothing negative here, do not want to attract it. ‘Law of Attraction’ working here. What you think, you will achieve, what you want, you will do!

“We MUST Visualise – See your life as you want it. You must visualise this in your mind and see it as already completed to have success! See your life, your home, your figure, your fitness, your finances, your relationships, your education, your goals as already being accomplished! The law of attraction doesn’t know or care whether you’re imagining something or whether it is real. The law of attraction receives those images as though you were actually living them, and it must return them to you.”


A quote of some sort here perhaps STATISTICALLY: The FRASER COAST has NINE of the FATTEST suburbs in Queensland! plus 70% of the Wide Bay is Obese or Overweight! The Wide Bay region also has one of the highest levels of diabetes in Queensland. We want to make a change to the excessively high statistics on poor health within our community.

10469218_677169005706829_7849952730221950490_nOk I hear you saying now, “WHAT’S DIFFERENT WITH THIS GROUP, WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO TO HELP ME!” Awesome question, so let us explain ……………… Today is the first day of the rest of your life, so Let’s Get Excited! Beside the two of us we now have a few more dynamic, passionate, highly qualified and educated professional individuals within their field and life come to us to help support and action our plans to you. You will see a lot more of Cheryl Virgo and Florian Fitzek on your journey. We also have put the word out to the professional community to come forward and join forces with us on a network and referral capacity along with valuable input, guidance, support, education and services. You will have a choice of a whole variety of services and products all listed on the one site. With ease and Photo now in printsimplicity you will be able to learn via our links to businesses and use their services knowing they support and interact with the Fraser Coast Health and Fitness Community Action Group. You will have access to find healthy food choices within the community plus direct access to the numerous fitness instructors available to help you on your fitness journey. You can follow our timetable that will be set up so you can see all that is available from those individuals, community groups or businesses that now support the Fraser Coast Health and Fitness Community Action Group …… We are starting a ‘4 WEEK PROGRAM‘ Community Overhaul kicking off on Monday the 25th of August ….. Another day! Another chance to change!
(Need A Hand?)

10622912_678063862284010_4326447954685311326_n“ In keeping with the great lifestyle, environment and climate on the Fraser Coast. I am looking forward to being part of a program that will help keep me healthy , fit and agile. I love where we live and want to do whatever I can to keep enjoying our unique lifestyle. Now we can all afford a program of fitness and good eating………convenient and enjoyable!“
- Gerard O’Connell | Mayor Fraser Coast Regional Council

FCHFCAG Shirts - For those that inquired about purchasing a community action shirt, a basic screen printed tee can be purchased online here –
If you would like a more durable long lasting vinyl cut out print like ours, please purchase an orange tshirt or sports top and take to GRAPHIC SCREEN PRINTING (
), 160 Boundary Rd Hervey Bay. Cost is $20 for print to your own supplied shirt.   TIME TO STAND OUT TOGETHER!


10354177_680988201991576_6595057830326911561_nJeanette Maynes, Design House Owner (Graphic & Website Designer) and “The Motivator” (Personal Trainer | Life Coach & the ‘4 Week Program’) together with Carol McNaughton Fraser Coast Massage (Remedial Sports Massage Therapist) with all like-minded professionals join forces to create a “ONE STOP” facebook page “Fraser Coast Health & Fitness Community Action Group.” Now LIVE!

Our objective is combat the 70% obesity that plagues the Fraser Coast. So seeing as the population is 100,000 people of the Fraser Coast that’s 70,000 overweight or obese people that require our help.
We have a desire and are passionate about 10599128_683753285048401_6702237048320214612_nreaching out to the 70% overweight population, but we cannot do it on our own. This is why we need everyone to become involved at the same level of passion. We want to provide knowledge, education, events, classes, activities and healthy food choices along with retail shopping for 70% of the population that needs our help. The services we seek collectively are already taking care of their own health and fitness so we need to join forces and pass this vital life skill on to those that do not know where to start.
We need all modalities of massage therapists, personal trainers, life coaches, councillors, gyms, doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, naturopaths, USQ and TAFE to teach courses, healthy restaurants, fitness instructors, sports clothing retail outlets, sports clubs and the list goes on.

With 70,000 people to help there is no need to compete with each other, we need to become a team and promote each other’s services. The weight loss journey is ongoing and varied in every individual, it doesn’t stop when you are fit, it turns into a life style. We both personally choose to pay to utilise a gym, buy healthy choices at food outlets, pay for much needed massages, pay to participate in local sports events / runs, pay for barges to go run on Fraser island and pay for beer afterwards, pay for new runners, sports clothes and equipment – this is all money we are injecting back into the local community via our healthy lifestyle every week. So could 70,000 other members of the community creating jobs, profit, more energy and more productivity.
Together we will network and unite with each other to empower the Fraser Coast Health & Fitness Community Action Group.

10410266_677719785651751_3270305047474832764_nYou are probably wondering what we are asking you to do now?
1. Inbox us a short but concise description / spiel of what you do or how you can help.
2. Supply an image you would like used.
3. Supply your facebook page link and website.
4. All we ask is that you please share our facebook page in return.
5. Those that offer a discount to our followers will gain weekly exposure in our COMMUNITY DISCOUNTS album – (Our followers will save our logo to their phone to show at the participating businesses that offer DISCOUNTS!) We need you exposed. We need you to compassionately help all who seek you and network with the rest of us so each and every person within the Fraser Coast community has a broader support team!
Maryborough team to be advised soon!

M: 0400 676 670

M: 0417 051 709

Why am I so PASSIONATE about the ‘4 Week Program’?

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Photo now in printIt Works!
I Live and Breathe It!

This has made me so passionate about helping others be happy! Since New years Day 2006 I have researched and been reprogramming my thoughts, behaviours, self talk and beliefs plus implemented new and exciting fitness, eating and lifestyle habits……. read more here – !

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HI ALL, I WOULD BE VERY GRATEFUL IF YOU COULD PLEASE CLICK THROUGH AND ‘LIKE’ THIS PICTURE AND ‘SHARE’ FOR ME ON FACEBOOK + VOTE (2 STEPS!)!! To help me achieve my goal of having the Hay House Corporation Publish my ‘4 Week Program!’ helping me teach others to be Happy! Any support of my vision is greatly appreciated. ABUNDANCE AND LOVE TO ALL! xx

Hay House Jeanette Maynes



More info here, here and here from after the walk.


10361997_10152317452388673_2832631163909102899_n“Until I decided to walk 180km from Langi Kal Kal Prison to Melbourne  in my Jail 2 Justice campaign the longest I had walked in years was in Hervey Bay – from the caravan park to the pier and back.

That’s why it is somehow fitting that there is a Hervey Bay connection this weekend with my campaign through your Enzo’s to the Pier and return. I am honoured  that Jeanette Maynes suggested to me that her free community walk should be a 10km Queensland celebration of ours.

The goal of Jail 2 Justice is twofold. To honour the families of the victims of crime. To ‘walk a mile in their shoes’. And to draw attention to my petition for a national public register of convicted sex offenders. When I was released from jail in March we had 43,000  signatures. That figure has grown by more than 80,000  to 115,000.

The campaign, and the walk,  have a strong Queensland  connection. On the final day, next Monday, we walk from Brunswick – where Jill Meagher was killed – to Parliament House in Melbourne to present the petition  to  Victorian  Premier Denis Napthine.

Joining me on that final stage will be Daniel Morcombe’s  mum and dad, Denise and Bruce Morcombe. This amazing couple have endorsed my campaign.

Thanks for taking part this weekend. I believe Australian  parents are angry, frustrated and scared about their children’s futures. A new national law, outlined in my petition, is a start.”

Derryn Hinch
May 20, 2014

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Jail 2 Justice Walk - Derryn Hinch petition 3“Help… Please!

THIS IS AN APPEAL to police, to the courts, to the child welfare authorities, to the so-called protectors of this community. It is an appeal to sanity. And if I don’t do this, I will never be able to forgive myself if something awful happens to another child. And, believe me, it will.” – Derryn Hinch

Sweet and Sour – Saturday, 17 May 2014

THERE WERE MIXED FEELINGS on a chilly May dawn today when we started our ten-day Jail 2 Justice walk from Langi Kal Kal Prison to Melbourne.
Positive vibes that we were trying to do something for a community wracked with anger, frustration and fear over what’s been going on in our courts and parole system.
But also the underlying truth that many of our supporters, including most of those walking today, have personal stories to tell and all of them sad ones.
They are the people we walked for today. A symbolic ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ event to show that Australians do care and want to do something about it.
About 45 of us started out from Langi Kal Kal this morning. At the end of the first ten kilometres I stole a quote from a baseball movie: ‘Build it and they will come’. – Derryn Hinch

Please keep up to date with the ‘Jail 2 Justice Walk’ daily updates here!

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Jeanette Maynes am dedicating this weekend’s Fraser Coast FREE 10km Challenge – Community Walk / Run to support, honour and promote Derryn’s inspirational ‘Jail 2 Justice Walk’ and acknowledge the victims, survivors and their families in our region / nationwide as is paramount we all do our bit to raise awareness, protect all children, change the laws and BREAK THE SILENCE! Children deserve and are entitled to love, happiness, honour, protection and security.

Jail 2 Justice Walk - Derryn Hinch petitionPLEASE SIGN THE PETITION HERE!!! -
….In Australia, the rights of convicted sex offenders seem to take precedence over victims’ rights. Especially with paedophiles. Serial sex offenders have their names, photos and addresses, suppressed by the courts on release…… We, the undersigned, insist, that by the end of 2014, the Australian governments, state and federal, through their attorneys-general, unite to publish an ongoing national public register of all convicted sex offenders similar to Megan’s Law in the United States.

‘Jail 2 Justice Walk’ – Fraser Coast Supporters Info: Saturday 24th May 2014 – 6:30am SHARP

• Walk | Run Starts @ Enzo’s, Esplanade Hervey Bay
• 20% OFF Coffee for Participants at Enzo’s!
• Must have a moderate level of fitness …
(If not, turn half way & do 5km!)
• What to Bring – A FUN CAN DO Attitude!

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I’m happy to report we made it on foot from Kingfisher Bay Resort to Eurong Resortreturn with quite a few laughs!

Having run and completed the Noosa Half Marathon (21km), strolled around Noosa National Park  and climbed Mt Cooroora at Pomona the weekend prior  –  myself,  Susie & Carol decided we needed an even bigger challenge to celebrate our success!

Travelling on the dawn Barge from River Heads we set of at 8am with our overnight gear, food & 3L of water for Eurong – hiking across the width of Fraser Island.

The diversity of the terrain is magnificent, breath taking and so naturally beautiful always changing from bush tracks leaving Kingfisher resort to soft sandy tracks, steep slopes and hills the whole way (Sleeper Hill!), refreshing tropical rainforest, back to scrub and bush, then a surf beach at Eurong!
We had meal breaks at Lake Mckenzie and Central Station, pulled in at Basin Lake for a look. and thoroughly enjoyed a hot shower, buffet dinner, beers and warm sleep at Eurong!

On day two we were up at 5am, after coffee with headlamps attached we set off at 5:45am. Carol was bravely first up front on spider patrol with my walking pole positioned vertical ready for any frontal assault. We all took turns to lead and set the pace.

Check out the spider web I ran into and took out with my head 5cm from the spider on day one when leading!!! Specsavers Anyone? (images below)

Time taken was 5:50mins on the 1st day not including breaks (time with breaks 7hrs)  and 5:18mins (time with breaks 6hrs)  on the way back the next day! We Smashed it, even though legs and shoulders were alittle stiff on day two for the return. We probably ran about 12km of our overall total distance, being easy runs on the downhills.

A big thank you to Susie & Carol for coming and helping me achieve my goal to hike to Eurong again, it’s sensational to have such fun and like minded company! You guys are machines, and just did amazing, with an awesome level of fitness, well done!

56+ km’s = 5,400 calories ✔

We are definitely going again to Eurong, so stay tuned for the date everyone to come along!
…. I’m also currently planning 90km Challenge on the Great Walk!
…. and will be doing another 20km Challenge to Lake McKenzie within the next two months.
Keep up to date for the latest adventures on facebook!

Who’s up for the next 10km Challenge on the 24th of May – FREE All Welcome, Enzo’s to the Pier return! Click here for more info!

Why am I so Passionate about the 4 Week Program?

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4 Week Program Cover 2014It Works!
I Live and Breathe It!

Learn to be HAPPY in 4 Weeks!
“Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more Rewarding!”

This has made me so passionate about helping others be happy! Since the start of 2006 I have researched and been reprogramming my thoughts, behaviours, self talk and beliefs plus implemented new and exciting fitness, eating and lifestyle habits.

Beforehand, I had very negative self talk, plus unhealthy habits – junk food, smoking and drinking. You really don’t love yourself when you are slowly trying to kill yourself – one bite, puff or sip at a time!

I had lost 16 kilo’s in my early 20’s to get back to a healthy weight range (69.9 kg down to 54kg) but did that while still drinking, smoking and eating junk food! My behaviours didn’t change and I eventually put that weight back on due to these negative and self destructive habits and self sabotage from a very WEAK MIND!

I hit 30 and said, “THAT IS IT! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!” … BE ACCOUNTABLE! Stop blaming others, your situations, made up negative beliefs and your past! YOU are in control of YOUR life and BAM, I CHOSE TO CHANGE and well that was it!!

noosa halfI went cold turkey on the cigarettes, stating I am never spending another cent on this sh*t or putting one near my mouth ever again! AND I HAVEN’T. To do this I had to get off the grog. I did 42 days straight without a drink till I felt I had enough self control to enjoy a beer! I also said there is no way I’m putting on weight like everyone else while I give up smoking SO THERE IT STARTED! I grabbed a piece of paper, pencil, a calorie book and started writing everything I ate and kept under a certain calorie limit each day (thank god we now have speedy online websites to do this for us). I lost SIX kilograms straight up when I gave up smoking and then a further NINE kilograms as I learnt about calorie control, portion sizes and the importance of regular exercise.

I now run my own successful multi award winning graphic and website design business (DESIGN HOUSE), have climbed to Base Camp at Mt Everest, run the Great Wall of China Marathon, rode a Harley for many years and now realise and believe with all my heart that ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE FOR ANYONE IN LIFE FOR ANYONE!

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Today I’m extremely motivated, positive, passionate, driven and happy, which people comment on all the time. I don’t tolerate negativity, I have absolutely no concern what others think of me; that is their business, I do not lower my standards for anyone, I do not enable poor me talk and behaviour from others, nor do I associate with people that do not fully support me and lift me higher.

Working casual hours at a gym while finalising my Personal Trainer study made me realise people just have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA ABOUT THE CALORIES in food, correct portion sizes and how much energy is required to burn off what you eat, hence about 70% of Wide Bay residents(my home area) in Queensland being in the UNHEALTHY or OBESE RANGE.

Australia is today ranked as one of the fattest nations in the developed world and around 63% of Australian adults were classified as overweight or obese in 2012.

Therefore since 2006 beginning extensive study, research and implementation I decided to write the4 Week Program‘ SO OTHERS CAN TEACH THEMSELVES TO FEEL AND DO THE SAME, by being ACCOUNTABLE for themselves, as everyone deserves to be happy, and if I can help one person or preferably ONE TOWN at a time that will make me happy!

I always THINK BIG so my GOAL is to start with my HOME TOWN / REGION (before going National) and see how much weight we can lose on my 4 Week Program!’ as a community supporting each other. NOW IS THE TIME TO TAKE CONTROL BACK OF YOUR LIFE!

It’s SIMPLE: Nothing more, nothing less -
If calorie intake exceeds calorie expenditure, we gain weight.
If calorie intake is less than calorie expenditure we lose weight.
If calorie intake equals calorie expenditure, our weight remains the same.

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We MUST Visualise - See your life as you want it. You must visualise this in your mind and see it as already completed to have success! See your life, your figure, your fitness, your goals as already being accomplished!

We will work on the most important aspect being the MIND. If you have a STRONG MIND everything else just falls into place! The corporation for Louise L. Hay, Hay House founder and best-selling author of inspirational, self-help books including my favourite ‘You Can Heal Your Life’ have given me written permission to reference this book in my program as it is profoundly inspirational, powerful plus mind and life altering!

Lifestyles 1000 zThe 4 Week Program is NOT a ‘DIET’, we need to eliminate that word from our vocabulary!
It is the correct and only way that works, clean healthy eating and regular exercise. It is SCIENTIFIC, MATHEMATICAL and FOOLPROOF; so if you follow the instructions and program exactly you CANNOT FAIL! The 4 Week Program provides knowledge you will be able to APPLY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE AND UNDERSTAND!

This program should be a must and taught to senior students in all schools so they are equipped for the real world, they can then teach their own children and this would completely change the next generation and the next and so on.

There is a meal plan (approved by an Accredited Practising Dietitian) and also an exercise plan that I have designed as a qualified Personal Trainer and Life Coach. You must follow both plans. The exercise plan includes strength, cardio and stretch programs that people can also do at home or on holidays if they don’t currently attend a gym or exercise classes.

10km ChallengeTHIS IS A PROGRAM YOU CAN START ANYTIME, PERFORM ANYWHERE ANYTIME, NOT JUST FOR THE 4 WEEKS, IT’S FOREVER …. but 4 weeks straight of being strict and exact will shotgun initial weight loss and results … potentially up to a KILO A WEEK OR MORE!

What’s Involved:
1. Develop Self-Love & Self-Esteem!
2. Understand Calories & Your Daily Food Intake!
3. Meal Plan; Incorporate Your Favourite Meals!
4. Calorie Expenditure = Weight Loss!
5. Exercise Plan, Fitness & Heart Rate Monitoring!
6. Start Regular Goal Setting & Adventures!

If a girl like me can make a change and inspire others, imagine if everyone else made a change and inspired others! IT’S ONLY 4 WEEKS, WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE!!!
Our Life Goal is to be Happy!

4 Week Program $39Only $39, works out LESS than $10 a WEEK to SUCCESS! NOW There really is ‘NO EXCUSES!’

1. Sign Up & Download the ‘4 Week Program!’
2. Follow the Mind, Meal & Exercise Plan!
3. See & Feel the Results!

• Flexible & easy to follow to achieve a long term healthy lifestyle
• Meals are quicker to prepare & more suited to my budget
• 1.9kg in first week!
• It gives you ideas for so many ways to incorporate exercise into your life
• Helped me to understand why I gain weight and how to manage everyday life
• 3kg in 10 days!
• I didn’t have to give up the naughty foods I just had to understand how to make it not leave a lasting effect
• It really works 8kgs down in 2 months and no weight gain in the 3 months after while maintaining!
• 3.6kg in two weeks!
• It taught me to make wise healthy eating choices and the importance of exercise
• 5.9kg loss in four and a half weeks!
• It was a very simple lifestyle program to follow and one that I found works and definitely worth doing!
• 2.7kg in first week!

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Every day is perfect for setting goals or starting fresh

jeanette maynes dayman parkRESEARCH shows that 44% of Australians have a goal to lose weight in 2014.

But Hervey Bay’s Jeanette Maynes believes health and fitness should be a part of everyday life, not just as a new year resolution.

The personal trainer says every day was a perfect time for setting goals or starting fresh.

“Keep planning and keep achieving, it keeps the motivation flowing.

“Every day is a new exciting beginning, a change to change.”

Ms Maynes said there was “no excuse” for recent statistics that ranks Queensland at the top of the obesity scales.

“When you talk about obesity everyone goes off their nut trying to justify it,” she said.

“I think it time to start addressing the topic… people need to become accountable for their behaviours.”

Ms Maynes said the key to achieving a healthier lifestyle was having a strong mind and 100% focus.

“Write it down,” she said.

“You must clearly visualise in your mind that you have achieved the goal before you even start.

“Break it down into small steps that you can achieve each day.

“Exercise does change your life so make time for it in your routine – it really is worth it.”

Anyone who wants to start fresh has the opportunity to take part in Ms Maynes’ free 10km community challenge on Saturday, January 18, leaving from Enzo’s to the Urangan Pier and back again.

“I support people to get out of their comfort zone and walk a little further than they usually would.

“It’s all in the mind, anyone can walk 10km, the body does what the mind tells it.

“Once people realise that with a strong focused mind they can do anything, the possibilities in life are endless.”

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Ms Maynes has also written a four-week healthy eating and exercise program e-book, which is available at

Jeanette’s top tips

• Do not let anyone distract you. Do not eat rubbish because someone tells you to. Explain to others you have a goal and will not stray from it. Remove or avoid anyone or anything that does not completely support and encourage your goal.

• Feel proud each day that each small step is a positive change to achieving your goal and inner happiness.

• Have a strong mind. The first three weeks of starting a healthy lifestyle and fitness regime will be the toughest. Forming a new habit takes about 21 days. If that habit is clean eating and exercise you have just created a habit that your body will be thanking you for the rest of your life.

[Editorial by Kerrie Alexander and image by Valerie Horton via FRASER COAST CHRONICLE]

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Fraser Coast Runners Group Schedule 2014



9 February (no points) SIGN ON DAY, BBQ, AND BEACH RUN/WALK (approx. 5km) HERVEY BAY
Meet at Rotunda beside Enzos Caf← on the Esplanade at Scarness
Non-competitive – Sign on from 6 am

23 February (points) ULULAH LAGOON Maryborough – 5km/10km
Competitive 6am walkers/6.30am runners/7am junior 2km
MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE BEFORE FIRST RACE (points allocated from time of payment)

23 March (points) RON BEATON PARK Hervey Bay – 5km/10km
Competitive 6am walkers/6.30am runners/7am junior 2km

13 April (points) TINANA (ROTUNDA NEAR ANZAC MEMORIAL) – 4km/8km
Competitive 6.30am walkers/7am runners/7.30am junior 2km

4 May (no points) ALL DISABILTIES PLAYGROUND (near Seafront Oval) Hervey Bay – 5km/10km/15km
Non-Competitive 6.30am walkers/7am runners/7.30am junior 2km

1 June (no points) HALF MARATHON RUN, 15KM WALK, 5KM FUN RUN, JUNIOR (12 and under) 2KM DASH
Ron Beaton Park, Esplanade, Hervey Bay
Sign-on from 6am – $20 entry fee for HALF MARATHON RUN and 15KM WALK
$10 entry fee for 5KM FUN RUN, $5 entry fee for JUNIOR 2KM DASH
Race Start – 6.30am for Half Marathon Run and 15km Walk
7.30am for 5km Fun Run
8am for Junior 2km Dash

22 June (points) ULULAH LAGOON Maryborough – 5km/10km
Competitive 6.30am walkers/7am runners/7.30am junior 2km

27 July (points) DAYMAN PARK Hervey Bay – 5km/10km
Competitive 6.30am walkers/7am runners/7.30am junior 2km

17 August (points) TINANA (ROTUNDA NEAR ANZAC MEMORIAL) – 4km/8km
Competitive 6.30am walkers/7am runners/7.30am junior 2km

21 Sept. (points) ALL DISABILITIES PLAYGROUND (near Seafront Oval) Hervey Bay – 5km/10km
Competitive 6.30am walkers/7am runners/7.30am junior 2km

12 Oct (no points) MARYBOROUGH MASTERS GAMES – Ululah Lagoon – 5km/10km
Competitive Age Divisions from 30+
6am walkers/6.30am runners Entry Fee $10 plus Maryborough Masters Games Fee

26 October (points) ULULAH LAGOON Maryborough – 5km/10km
Competitive 6am walkers/6.30am runners/7am junior 2km

16 Nov. (no points) RON BEATON PARK Hervey Bay – run/walk to Pier and back (non-competitive)

30 Nov. (no points) SWEATY SANTA SACK FUN RUN AND BBQ Run/Walk in Santa costume with a sack of presents
for donation to the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal – 6am walkers and runners
Meet at Rotunda beside Enzos Caf←, Esplanade, Scarness HERVEY BAY

7 December Club Christmas Party and Championship Presentation
Westside Tavern, Maryborough (details to be advised)

12 January Triathlon
16 February Triathlon
26/27 April Noosa Running Festival
27 April Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run
4 May Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon
9-11 May Hervey Bay Triathlon
18 May Glasshouse
24/25 May Warwick Pentathlon
5/6 July Gold Coast
20 July Redcliffe Half Marathon
3 August Cane2Coral
3 August Brisbane Marathon
31 August Sunshine Coast Marathon
7 September Bridge to Brisbane
13 September Glasshouse

Please note: These dates were obtained from various web sites on the internet and may not be 100% correct


EASTER 18-21 April
ANZAC DAY 25 April
FATHERS DAY 7 September
LABOUR DAY 6 October
POINTS: 6 runs/walks counted for the year out of a possible 8 competitive runs/walks
3 points for first, 2 points for second, 1 point for third plus one point for every competitor in each event

Points allocated in either shorter or longer distance competitive only races, walking or running division, male and female and in the junior 2km run/walk for male and female aged under 12 as at 1st January 2014

To be eligible for trophy presentations at year end, club members must have competed in at least 6 competitive points races in either the shorter or longer divisions. Only fully paid members will be eligible to receive points.

MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR 2014 – Couples/Family $80
Single $45
Junior $30
Visitor $5
Visitor (junior) $2

Fraser Coast Runners and Walkers Club Inc., P.O. Box 1234, Maryborough, 4650.
President: Julie Streeter 0400777414
Vice President: Naomi Stephenson 0418644607
Secretary: Barb Morris 41215416
Treasurer: Chris Kingswell 0417603324

Hervey Bay Race Organisers: Alison Coleman 0413078884/Naomi Stephenson 0418644607
Maryborough Race Organisers: Barb Morris and the Walkers 41215416


What is Wrong with People!

Dear Lawrence Wyville,

After speaking to our Local State Member it had been brought to my attention you are wanting to obtain grant money for some sort of Aboriginal food business project.

Could you please pay the $787.06 for the logo and business card artwork you requested me to design and that you have been ordered to pay me by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal as per the Judgement below.

I’d hate to have to go to the media about the dishonest people that don’t pay their bills approaching the government for grants.

Please let me know when you intend to pay so I can calculate the interest to date.

Your immediate attention to this matter would be appreciated.

I happy to remove this story when you have settled your account.

Lawrence Wyville Judgement



About Healthier. Happier.

Queensland is a great state but unfortunately we have the highest rate of obesity in Australia. Our research shows 65% of Queenslanders are overweight or obese, and 33% don’t even realise it. Not only that, 23% are at risk of being overweight in the future. Healthier. Happier. is all about change and making Queensland the healthiest state. When our bodies and minds are healthy, we feel better, we look better, we have more energy and we’re able to get more out of life. Learn more here! –

My first ever speech!


Today I presented my first ever half hour speech at the Fraser Coast University with Matthew Condon, Hugh Lunn, & Chris Collin.

“Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time. It must be a goal that is so appealing, so much in line with your spiritual core, that you can’t get it out of your mind. If you do not get chills when you set a goal, you’re not setting big enough goals.” – Bob Proctor

When the library asked me to do this speech I though  …NOW This one is a Goal that Chills me! Presenting my first ever half hour speech at the university in the auditorium!!

Public Speaking I thought …. well I passed a toast masters course in grade 8 when I was 13, I’m sure I’ll remember how to do it! Talk about Face a Fear!

Luckily I do not think of fear as fear, I see it as adrenalin, excitement, anticipation and the opportunity to conquer a goal. So the preparation begin, I organised this goal into small achievable chunks plus I clearly pictured in my mind the task as being completed and an absolute huge success!! I saw a beer in my hand tonight to celebrate a successful speech!

I designed this picture two years ago when attending the business seminar in Sydney seminar, Talk about ‘Law of Attraction!’ What have I been subconsciously attracting and where could public speaking lead to and with whom ….. please click here to view my ebooks.


“I attended Jeanette Maynes first ever speech which the crowd clearly enjoyed – and I did too. Jeanette envelopes the audience with her presence and her vibrant personality and a clear command of her subjects. She made the audience laugh; showed great photos to go with her stories – but most of all it was her beautiful, direct, dinkum Australian accent – something you rarely hear anymore. She was a HIT!”
– Hugh Lunn |  Award Winning Author


“I  attended a talk by Jeanette Maynes at  the Hervey Bay USQ, where she spoke on the E Books she had published. The first part of the talk covered her experience of her trek to Mt Everest Base Camp with all the trials and triumphs that she encountered along the way. I found this account very engaging, and it fascinated me as to how someone would so willingly put themself through  t hat kind of challenge.   It was wonderful to be provided with an understanding of the cultural side of the Sherpas who assist climbers with their backpacks, and become the climbers’ best friend. At times it was humourous, and always uplifting. She held the attention of her audience well, which was assisted with the use of some great photos that she had taken along the way.

The second part of her talk was on running across The Great Wall of China. This account also kept her audience riveted as we listened  as to why Jeanette, would willingly welcome such a challenging experience. She provided some great insights into what you needed to tell yourself, and the mindset that was needed to keep going until the end, even long after the body wants to give up. Once again, there were some top quality photos to enhance her story.

The third part of her story, focussed on her role as a Personal Trainer and her ideas for promoting good health to her clients. She covered diet and exercise, and certainly showed us that she had walked the walk, and wasn’t just talking the talk. Although I found this talk helpful, I would have loved to have heard more of her own personal weight loss story, and the trials she faced along the way.  I think I would have identified with her story a little more, if this had been the case.

The next section, included her quest to become the best she could be, by reading books and attending seminars presented by the most successful  businessmen  in the world . Jeanettes’  account of meeting her idol,  Donald Trump, and the visualisation that had preceded  this event, was both touching and impressive. It was made clear to all of us, what was possible if you dared to dream, as she had.

In conclusion, Jeanette discussed her passion for graphic design, and website designing. Against the backdrop of the other topics she had discussed, this topic was a wonderful contrast. It highlighted her passion for design, and creating unique artwork. Overall, her talk was bright, bold and sassy, and showed her to be a real breath of fresh air. I look forward to hearing what she has to say next.”

– Cheryl Virgo | Aspiring Author


“I just wanted to thank you again for agreeing to be part of our Home Grown Day.
I have received some very positive feedback from participants, not only on the whole event but specifically on your talk.”
– Lou Collings | Community Librarian

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